Using ecosystem-service-providing plants to reintroduce biodiversity in agricultural plots

(content available in French only) La Polynésie française expérimente l’utilisation des plantes de service pour mieux gérer les bio-agresseurs tout en limitant l'usage d'engrais, de désherbants ou d'insecticides.

Stat of the Week: Women seats in the Parliament of French Polynesia

  52.6%: Women hold more than one-half of seats in the Parliament of French Polynesia. Explore more data:

Childhood obesity, a major concern in the Pacific

Most behaviours linked to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) begin in early childhood. NCDs, such as diabetes, heart disease, chronic respiratory disease and cancer, are the leading cause (75%) of deaths in Pacific Island countries and territories.

Non Communicable Diseases in focus at the 13th Pacific Health Ministers meeting

The Pacific is known for its subsistence living, communal farming practices and self-sufficiency when it comes to fresh farm produce. But the region also has a growing reputation as having one of world’s highest Non-communicable disease (NCDs) rates. For…

Speech of the President Edouard Fritch, French Polynesia Presidency, Official opening of the 13th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting

Speech of the President Edouard Fritch, French Polynesia Presidency Official opening of the 13th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting 07 August 2019 - Papeete (French Polynesia) Honourable Regional Director of the World Health Organization, Dear Doctor KASAI…

RESCCUE activity in French Polynesia: the protection of marine birds in the Gambier islands

#RESCCUE Project in a nutshell (3/13) Our last stopover in French Polynesia is taking us to discover the seabirds of the Gambier.

RESCCUE activity in French Polynesia: towards sustainable pearl farming

RESCCUE Project in a nutshell (2/13) We stay in French Polynesia where a sustainable pearlfarming in the Gambier is essential for the lagoon as well as the local economy.

RESCCUE activity in French Polynesia: ecological anchorage

RESCCUE Project in a nutshell For the first video of a series, we are embarking for French Polynesia, where ecological anchorages have been set up.

Biodiversity in Oceania

La Plateforme intergouvernementale scientifique et politique sur la biodiversité et les services écosystémiques (IPBES) a été créée en 2012 et compte aujourd'hui 129 États membres. Sa 7ème conférence plénière s’est déroulée à Paris du 29 avril au 4 mai…

RESCCUE Project in French Polynesia

  Discover RESCCUE activities in French Polynesia.
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